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DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 12-02-2009, 02:43 PM
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Help with Bosch CS10 Blade Installation!!!

My circular saw conked out today so I bought a Bosch CS10 from Lowes. I can't seem to figure out the blade installation, my old saw was not like this. When I install according to the instructions,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-08-2009, 10:29 AM
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Replacing a Ceiling Fan w/ Reg. Fixture

I'm replacing a ceiling fan with a regular fixture. The fan was on a basic dimmer (that is lights and fan). In the wall, the light switch (dimmer) had the red wire and black wire attached to the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-31-2008, 08:25 PM
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Resetting a Boshart Pressure Switch with NO lever, HELP?

Our barn well pump stopped working today, new system, just installed about a month ago, submersible frost-free, drains back into the well when turned off so the pipes don't freeze. It has a Boshart...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 12-31-2008, 06:48 AM
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Installing a woodburner: Stovepipe through double brick wall

We've decided to install a woodburner in our house, we have double brick walls in the area it is to be installed. Is there any additional support I would need when installing the stovepipe/chimney...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-04-2008, 04:20 PM
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Enclosed/Covered Porch Dilemma

We just purchased an 1870s brick and wood sided farmhouse in Southeastern Ontario, Canada, and had every intention on pulling the front porch out, and restoring it back to the covered porch (it was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-25-2008, 04:20 PM
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Views: 1,691
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Shortening deck, lack of posts at corners?!

I got a nifty reminder from houserepairtalk.com saying that i'd been inactive, then I remembered that I DO have an issue that needs solving! ...Okay, so on the front of my house when we moved in was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-09-2007, 09:25 AM
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Posted By crapbathroom
yeah that nice plumber of mine, put an angled...

yeah that nice plumber of mine, put an angled piece on the end of my pipe and extended it so that we could use the tub before the bathroom was finished (only tub/shower at all in the house, crap...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-08-2007, 10:49 PM
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Views: 1,258
Posted By crapbathroom
Mosaic tiling noob

Hi,

I am starting to tile my floor in my upstairs bathroom, there are some low spots in my floor but they are not low enough to be fixed by beefing up the floor. My real question though, is how to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-08-2007, 10:23 PM
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Views: 1,262
Posted By crapbathroom
Threading tool

I have a tub faucet, and it is supposed to thread onto my copper pipe that juts out of the wall, however my pipe hasn't got a thread on it, to screw the faucet on! My mum told me there is a tool you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-08-2007, 09:29 PM
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Views: 1,865
Posted By crapbathroom
Threading tool

I have a tub faucet, and it is supposed to thread onto my copper pipe that juts out of the wall, however my pipe hasn't got a thread on it, to screw the faucet on! My mum told me there is a tool you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-29-2007, 10:50 PM
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Installing new box for new wall mount light fixture

In my bathroom we once had flourescent lighting, it was built into a bulkhead and it was rather unsightly, so after realizing the bulkhead was superficial I tore it down, however the light I have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-29-2007, 10:44 PM
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Posted By crapbathroom
It only seems logical to put it just above,...

It only seems logical to put it just above, otherwise it's going to stick out at the bottom but it seems that bathtubs don't really come with instructions, and it's hard enough flagging someone down...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-29-2007, 08:44 PM
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Views: 4,291
Posted By crapbathroom
Installing backer board in my tub alcove

I am installing the backerboard in my tub alcove, i know how to fasten it however i would like to know since I have a double tiling flange, if i can bring my backerboard down to the top of the second...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-29-2007, 03:34 PM
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Posted By crapbathroom
Plaster Guard? What?

My shower fixture set came with something called a plaster guard, what exactly does this do? and do I remove it before applying my denseshield/backerboard?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-29-2007, 08:25 AM
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Views: 2,298
Posted By crapbathroom
we had a similar problem, it turned out to be a...

we had a similar problem, it turned out to be a massive leak our toilet had before we owned the house, the previous owners did nothing about it and we ended up with a toilet that was BARELY...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-29-2007, 08:23 AM
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Views: 5,400
Posted By crapbathroom
ahh the exhaustfan/light combo, we looked...

ahh the exhaustfan/light combo, we looked everywhere to find a decent looking one, our bathroom already has one which we put in about 10 years ago but yeah just cut only as much of the vapor barrier...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-28-2007, 09:04 PM
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Posted By crapbathroom
backerboard is NOT the best, cement is porus...

backerboard is NOT the best, cement is porus remember! you have to seal it before you put your tile on it, we are using a product called denseshield which is wonderful, it's very much like drywall...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-28-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,419
Posted By crapbathroom
Help? Tiling in alcove with double tiling flange

Hi,

I've recently started renovating my semi-ensuite however, i've run into the problem where I don't know if i'm to tile to the base of the second tiling flange on my double tiling flange alcove...
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